Senior Forensic Social Worker

Elysium Healthcare

Are you a Senior Forensic Social Worker looking to join a company that values and recognises you? If so, join the team at Thornford Park in Thatcham and help people in their recovery journey to develop new skills and build a brighter future.

Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will manage and support a caseload of up to 24 forensic service users with mental health conditions. You will be responsible for assessments, CPA reports, Mental Health Tribunals, Managers Hearings and will be requested to supervise junior staff members.

As a senior member of the team, you will lead and promote child and adult safeguarding and will empower recovery to encourage service users to engage in their care plans and achieve their goals.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.

Other responsibilities include:

Lead the multidisciplinary teams on non-medical mental capacity issues and best interest decisions

Liaising with external agencies to enable them to fulfill their statutory duties, for example: MAPPA, Local Authority Social Services, Police and Probation

Supporting carers and families of detained patients

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

A Social Work qualification

Registration with Social Work England.

Have a good working knowledge of the relevant legislation

Have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment

Where you will be working

Location: Thornford Park, Crookham Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 8ET

Thornford Park offers a seamless integral pathway supporting and empowering service users in their recovery and rehabilitation. The medium, low secure and rehabilitation wards, as well as a psychiatric intensive care units (PICUs) are all set within 21 acres in the Berkshire countryside.

What you will get:

Annual salary of up to £41,595

The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) – plus your birthday off!

Free meals and parking

Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.

Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.

Pension contribution to secure your future.

Life Assurance for added peace of mind.

Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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